Introduction to Trigonometry for 8th Grade
Eighth graders use prior knowledge and strategy to explore and attempt to solve a given trigonometry word problem. They complete hands-on labs in which they explore the relationship between the legs and hypotenuse in given triangles.
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Introduction to Solving Linear Systems
Word problems offer class members an opportunity to learn the concept of solving linear systems using graphs. Individuals choose a problem based upon preferences, break into groups to discuss solution methods and whether there is...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
8th Grade Math Common Core Checklist
Ensure your eighth graders get the most out of their math education with this series of Common Core checklists. Rewriting each standard as an "I can" statement, this resource helps teachers keep a record of when each standard was taught,...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Fluency Support for Grades 6–8
Fluency is more than just timed tests. A helpful resource provides a series of fluency-building activities designed for middle school mathematics. The activities come in two forms, one that uses whiteboards and a second designed to help...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Real Air Traffic Control—Problem Set A
Understand what it takes to control planes safely. The first lesson in a series of six introduces the class to the air traffic control situation. The pupils develop their understanding of units used in air travel, then learn how to read...
9 mins 5th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Mean, Median, and Mode: The Tree Conundrum
How many trees should we plant? Using an interactive as a manipulative, individuals find the mean, median, and mode for sets of data. They determine the number of trees to plant in each plot of land to reach a statistical goal.
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction to Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Help your class look for patterns as they create their own arithmetic and geometric sequences. Engage learners with an introductory discussion on sequences and use the applet to let them explore how sequences are formed. Teachers might...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Introduction to the Concept of Probability
Acquaint mathematicians to the concept of probability with a discussion about the results of a game. Then have them play a dice, card, spinner, or coin game and recording the number of wins vs. the number of tries on an interactive web...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable